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writers' strike


Taylor Swift says Apple Music freebie strikes a sour note

The pop star is holding back from Apple's new music streaming service, arguing that its free trial offer will deprive musicians of the earnings they deserve.

By June 21, 2015


Hello, Halo 5: Microsoft's fresh take on the popular game

From CNET Magazine: The Halo video game universe is about to expand with new characters and storylines. Will passionate fans like what they see?

By October 24, 2015


Amazon strikes new e-book deal with Simon & Schuster

Multi-year agreement for sales of physical and electronic books comes amid contentious talks with another book publisher.

By October 20, 2014


The Amazon Circus: All the world's a stage in today's media disputes

Here's a snapshot of the high-profile hubbub between those who make art and the online firms that sell it.

By November 14, 2014


Amazon plays hardball -- and puts the hurt on consumers

Commentary: In economic fight with major publisher, e-tail giant is sacrificing not only authors, but book buyers too.

By May 24, 2014


Will Lenovo kill the low-cost Moto X and Moto G?

In this edition of Ask Maggie CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers her perspective on whether Lenovo will continue Google's strategy for Motorola of offering low-cost, high-quality unlocked smartphones.

By January 31, 2014


Amazon opens Kindle Worlds fan fiction bookstore

The new online bookstore will offer commissioned works based on existing TV series, books, comics, and music.

By June 27, 2013


Name your own price for horrific e-book bundle

The Halloween Horror Bundle comes with six DRM-free books -- eight if you pony up at least $9.

By October 22, 2012


Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know

Considering self-publishing a book? CNET's David Carnoy discusses the ins and outs of what it's all about.

By June 13, 2012


Charity Bribes: Coerce celebs for a good cause

Want Donald Trump to post a picture of his hair when he wakes up? You might just get your wish, if a new site that trades amusing celeb stunts for charity dollars takes off.

By March 30, 2012